We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger, ASPCA experts warn. “Most people love to spend the warmer days enjoying the outdoors with friends and family, but it is important to remember that some activities can be dangerous for […]
Reprinted from The Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre, PA) Written by James Halpin Published: May 17, 2013 WILKES-BARRE – Their bark may be worse than their bite. But an intruder posing as a utility worker at a home on New Mallery Place didn’t wait to find out. Maura Long, 27, describes her pair of 3-year-old pit bulls, Bella […]
[The following article is copied from http://www.veterinaryinsider.com/] Contrary to popular belief, shaving your long-haired dog (or cat) will not keep him/her cooler during the hot, summer months. Unlike humans, the skin of dogs and cats does not contain the vast network of blood vessels and sweat glands designed to dissipate body heat during hot weather […]
[This is passed along from a neat website, Wonders & Marvels, www.wondersandmarvels.com.] Between 1700 and 1800, there are almost 500 advertisements for lost dogs in the central London news-sheets. The abduction of cosseted dogs seems to have been a rather lucrative trade, judging by some of the rewards offered. It suits many modern historians to talk […]
Dog Park Publishing was recently contacted by a Facebook friend Erin G., who warned us of dangers that we as dog owners don’t often think about. As she described it: “I have been living a nightmare and it’s still not over! My four pups got into a sago palm and ate the seeds from a […]
Note: This information is summarized from WebMD.com. Just as human colds may be caused by many different viruses, kennel cough itself can have multiple causes. One of the most common culprits is a bacterium called Bordetella bronchiseptica m–which is why kennel cough is often called Bordetella. Most dogs that become infected with Bordetella are infected with […]
We wanted to highlight this video, from this particular trainer and website, because we love British accents AND “Mouse” is undoubtedly a pit bull!